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Darkest Dungeon 2 is started on PC in the Early Access. The gloomy game of the Red Hook Studios is available for 23.99 euros (exclusive) in the Epic Games Store. German texts are offered (beta version). The voice output is exclusively in English. Wayne June is again as a narrator on board.
The second part is stronger on Roguelike elements. This time, the group from heroes is traveling with a controllable carriage to avert the Apocalypse. Each expedition should take less than five hours, where new hero capabilities, items and carriages can be activated as progress elements that will be available at the next trip. By the way, the heroes develop personal preferences and dislikes that can lead to synergies in combat. And of course it also leads to tensions and dispute in the team. Between the fighting, the heroes can recover from the tension in the village gapes. The combat system is greatly based on its predecessor, but has been improved and expanded. The graphic style does not need to shy away from comparison to its predecessor, only this time everything is much sharper and clearer. The outlines of the figures are also not so dominant.
The Red Hook Studios appreciate that the early access phase will take at least one year or longer (depending on the feedback of the player). The current content of the game is described as:
We appreciate that Darkest Dungeon II currently has about two-thirds or more of the planned final game content. The game is from the structure of Roguelike and already fully playable: you can complete expeditions, increase your level and unlock objects. The game currently has over a final boss , nine hero classes, dozens of enemies and more than 250 items. We prefer to add four more final bosses as well as additional characters, enemies and items. However, these numbers are not necessarily final. Since it is an early Access game, of course, it also contains more mistakes than a finished game.
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